Samukelisiwe describes herself as an unapologetic (South) African feminist. She recently submitted her master’s dissertation in media studies at the University of Cape Town. Her dissertation provides an analysis of Take Back The Tech!’s 2015 Twitter campaign during 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence to discover the strategies they employ to combat the online abuse of women.
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[COLUMN] How young womxn in the Global South are reclaiming social media to foster change in educational spaces
[COLUMN] How womxn in the global south are RECLAIMING SOCIAL MEDIA to shine the spotlight on disability
Womxn in global south are making revolutionary uses of social media, and this includes people challenging casual and everyday ableism. In her column Samukelisiwe Mabaso looks at three amazing projects from different countries that are revolutionizing how disability is talked about - how they are changing language, discourse and perceptions